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  • Talent management in Coca-Cola: the fizz from within by

    Forced to recruit marketing expertise externally, drinks giant Coca-Cola set about ensuring it had a flow of internal talent ready to step up. The UK’s Nick Martindale reports

  • Keeping your best and brightest by

    According to a recent survey, 61 per cent of Australian employers are having difficulty finding the right people to fill jobs – a dramatic increase compared to 2006. Teresa Russell looks at how organisations are making retention a strategic imperative in practice

  • Contracting to gain experience by

    I am an HR coordinator with two years post-graduation experience working in a permanent role in a small company. I would really like to gain more exposure to different roles and industries within HR, and am thinking about some contract work to gain more experience

  • One in three employees disengaged by

    THIRTY-SIX PER CENT of employees have low levels of commitment and/or line of sight within their organisation

  • Speed favours recruiters by

    ORGANISATIONS that are quick off the mark and make a greater effort to stand out from the crowd early in the recruitment process will win the top talent in 2008, according to Hays Human Resources

  • The importance of getting recruitment right by

    Some of the biggest and most constant challenges that plague organisations are people related. These challenges are not always obvious, but become more visible the higher you go up the management chain. Organisations usually put a raft of strategies in place to deal with the business symptoms of such people-related problems, and sometimes these wonderfully flawed strategies are created by the people who created the problems in the first place. Such strategies often leave HR out of the equation, and fail to address the cause of the problem – the wrong people in the wrong jobs

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